Hi, I successfully built the android app using EAS and downloaded it on my phone. But the file isn’t opening. I’m new to mobile development. Can someone tell me where I am going wrong?
While it’s possible to convert a
.aab to a
.apk to install on an Android device, it’s a bit tricky.
If you want to test an app on your device before submitting it to the Play Store then it’s easier to build a
.apk and install that.
eas.json has a
preview profile that will build a
.apk that you can install on your device.
i.e. something like:
eas build --platform android --profile preview
When you are ready to submit it to the Play Store you should build a
.aab file and submit that.
eas build --platform android --profile production
Thank you! This worked. Will keep this in mind next time I’m building for internal testing.
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